Thursday, May 05, 2011 (Las Vegas, Nevada) More than 250 attendees were present at Nevada Business Journal’s Family Owned Business Awards, held at Green Valley Ranch Resort in Henderson, NV. This event recognized outstanding Family Owned Businesses in Southern Nevada.
The afternoon awards event showcased companies that embody the entrepreneurial spirit of America’s family owned businesses. Approximately 30 local businesses were nominated in a variety of categories including Whippersnapper (first generation); Don’t Forget to Share (community contributions); When the Going Gets Tough (adaptable); Protector (green/sustainable); Swimming Upstream (minority/woman-owned); It’s Good to Be on Top (successful); Outside the Box (unique product/service); Wave of the Future (technologically savvy); Change is Good (second generation success); and, Wisdom of Age (20+ years).
Cashman Equipment was honored to receive the Family Owned Business Award in the category of Protector. A panel of judges from the local business community selected Cashman based on their commitment to sustainability, as evidenced by their Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certified corporate headquarters in Henderson, NV and their “green employee education efforts.
“We’re very pleased to accept this award, and hope we are an example to all businesses so that everyone’s families will benefit from the principles and practices of sustainability, said MaryKaye Cashman, CEO and Chairman of Cashman Equipment.
Cashman Equipment Company… Founded in 1931 by James “Big Jim Cashman, Cashman Equipment is one of the highest rated Caterpillar equipment dealers in North America. A full service dealership, Cashman provides new and used equipment for sale and rental, as well as high-quality parts and service to construction, paving, mining, truck engine, pipeline, and power system industries throughout Nevada and parts of California. With LEED Gold certified corporate headquarters in Henderson, Nevada, Cashman is one of the largest privately-owned employers in the state. For more information, visit www.cashmanequipment.com.